Student activists are presenting important, emotionally powerful counter-narratives to those of the gun lobby. Their success will depend on whether they can sustain these efforts.
When students walked out of school to protest what they see as lax gun laws, some risked punishment from their schools. But it may be worth it to send a message, a First Amendment scholar argues.
As part of preparing students to live in a democracy, schools should teach students how to engage in political dissent, a philosophy of education scholar argues.
The word only appears 14 times in the UK's parliamentary record between 1803 and 2005. Now it is everywhere.
The story behind the conspiracy theory that claims Florida shooting survivors are 'crisis actors' coached by the FBI.
Gun control advocates want to shut down the National Rifle Association's online video channel, NRA TV. A scholar looks at what its videos are actually about.
Research is the foundation for evidence-based policies. But because of funding prohibitions, there's little US research to inform the contentious debate around gun violence and gun control.
After mass shootings, calls go out to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. But data show this solution is misguided.
Data show the vast majority of people killed by gun violence are black and live in urban areas.
A leading historian of constitutional thought says the contemporary Second Amendment debate is founded on serious misunderstandings.
Gun control in Australia is not a black-and-white issue, and it's time we had a public debate that reflected that fact.
Donald Trump seems vague on many policies except one: undoing as much of Barack Obama's legacy as possible.
Trump's America is marked by the clash of intransigent, bitter opinions. And it's not just about gun control.
Youth who are bullied may be at even higher risk than other youth for gun violence. These bullied youngsters were three times more likely to have access to a loaded gun, a recent study states.
Twenty years ago, a sheriff won a lawsuit against a federal gun control law. Today, San Francisco is betting the same argument for state's rights will stop Trump from defunding sanctuary cities.
American attitudes toward smart guns are complex and do not necessarily follow the patterns we might expect.
Voters in three states approved ballot measures on firearms. So what will these new laws do?
The candidate endorsed by the NRA this year wasn't always so pro-gun. A sociologist and physician explains how Trump's position on guns could play out if he were to win in November.
What does it mean to view firearm violence as a public health problem?
As automobile technology advanced, so did our safety measures. UC Denver and MIT sociologists explain how to do the same with guns.